DC B23-0494 | 2019-2020 | 23rd Council


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)
Status: Introduced on October 8 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-12-06 - Public Hearing Held
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


As introduced Bill 23-494 bans the use of non-compete provisions in employment agreements and workplace policies. It also protects employees' right to make a complaint or file a court case and it bars employers from retaliating against employees who inquire about their rights. Among other things, it specifies statutory penalties and relief for noncompliance.

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Ban On Non-compete Agreements Amendment Act Of 2019



2019-12-06CouncilPublic Hearing Held
2019-10-25CouncilNotice of Public Hearing Published in the DC Register
2019-10-18CouncilNotice of Intent to Act on B23-0494 Published in the DC Register
2019-10-08CouncilReferred to Committee on Labor and Workforce Development
2019-10-08CouncilIntroduced in Legislative Meeting

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